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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. Machbase vs. OmniSci vs. SAP IQ

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.TimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.74
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#267  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score1.94
Rank#125  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score4.97
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannerwww.machbase.comwww.omnisci.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsendoc.machbase.comdocs.omnisci.comhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperGoogleMachbaseMapD Technologies, Inc.SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release2017201320161994
Current releaseV4.0V416.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011SQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoRound robinshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.selectable replication factorMulti-source replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud DataflownonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovolatile and lookup tableyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Google Cloud SpannerMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018SAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersSamsung, POSCO, Hyundai
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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